Ida Marie Minchew

December 6, 1929May 22, 2020

Ida Minchew of Sayreville, NJ died on May 22, 2020 in Kansas City, MO. She was 90 years old.

Ida was born on December 6, 1929 in Elizabeth, NJ to Cornelius and Theresa Schmidt. Ida Marie Schmidt married Raymond L. Minchew of Alabama in 1950 and the couple continued to live in Elizabeth until 1954 when they moved to Sayreville. Ida lived in Sayreville until she moved to Wexford Place in Kansas City, MO in August 2019. Ida’s final resting place will be next to her husband at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Sayreville.

Ida is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, her parents, Cornelius and Theresa, all of her siblings: Matilda Schmidt, John (Chanez), Neil (Mary), George, Art (Kay) and Robert (Rose) and her great-granddaughter, Paisley Schlicht.

She is survived by her cousin, Myrtle Vano (99) of Ohio, her children: Lorene Gorombey (Joseph) of Kansas City, MO, Raymond Minchew (Carina) of Oakhurst, NJ, Donna Minchew of Sayreville, NJ and Alene Wilkins (David) of Summerville, SC. Her grandchildren: Jordan (Erin), Jared (Alicia), Joshua (Kristen), Janine, Julie (Curtis) Gorombey of Kansas City, MO; Carin Conus (Daniel) of Bethlehem, PA, Helena Minchew of Washington, DC, Olivia Wilkins of Beech Mountain, NC. Her great-grandchildren: Joey of Philadelphia, PA, Noah, Emma, Carly, Kiley, Annabelle Gorombey, Brant Skoch, Colton and Lincoln Yates of Kansas City, MO and Isabella and Edward Conus of Bethlehem, PA. Plus many nieces and nephews throughout the country.

Ida’s children, grand-children, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews describe her as: the sweetest woman who was very smart, spunky, lived-life with enthusiasm, gave loving advice, had great one-liners and a high spirit all through life. All our Love, All our Life from your children, grand-children, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The family requests that no flowers be sent, but instead that a donation be made in her name to either her favorite charity St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Lewy Body Dementia Association.


29 May

Graveside Service

11:00 am



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Diana Johnson

May 26, 2020

Loved her laugh, and there are many great memories of family gatherings. Aunt Ida was a good friend to my mom and all of her sisters-in-law along with loving them and her brothers. They are now all re-united once again.
My heart is broken and all my love goes out to all of your family. May God bless and bring you peace.

Kate Schmidt

May 26, 2020

There are SO many beautiful memories with Aunt Ida. She had a life well lived! My sincere condolences to the entire family♥️ She was loved very much and will be missed more than words can express.
May the Lord’s face shine upon her. Until we meet again Aunt Ida.
Love, Kathleen


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